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Along the Western Road: Bush stories and Ballads

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1986

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID4543


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations by Percy Lindsay. 98 pages View more info

Ralph Rashleigh or The Life of an Exile

By: "Giacomo Di Rosenberg" [James Tucker]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1952

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID259871


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards. Illustrated with Black and White plates [to rear]. Endpaper maps. 329 pages First publication from the original manuscripts View more info

The Illegitimates

By: Aitchison, Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID192853


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 216 pages Authors first book. A novel about Australian aborigines living in northern NSW. View more info

Kurds and Wayfarers

By: Allen, Josephine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mitcham, SA, Jacobyte Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID220396


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 154 pages A novel of an Australian nurse at the time of the first war with Iraq View more info

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Billarooby

By: Anderson, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID1854


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Pages a little tanned. 334pages. View more info

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Anya Countess of Adelaide [Signed by Author]

By: Armstrong, Judith

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Ryan Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: ID291161


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Gift inscription to title page. Signed by the author. vii, 240 pages The factional biography explores the life of Agnes [Anya] Rasp, wife of the man who discovered the silver lodes at Broken Hill View more info

The Body. An Anthology

By: Ashley-Brown, Henry; Avard, Chelsea; Matthews, Amy T; Thomson, Stephanie (Editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID272123


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine Condition. As new. 223 pages Prose and poetry from South Australian writers. View more info

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Leaves in the Wind

By: Backhouse, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Perth, C.H. Pitman: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID8499


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket chipped at spine ends and upper corners with minor loss - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 264pages The Australian based story of three young woman, an artist, a scientist and a Julie who aspires to marriage and respectability. Elizabeth Backhouse [ 1917-2013] was an Australian novelist, playwright, scriptwriter who served in the WAAF during World War Two. View more info

The Sky Has its Clouds

By: BACKHOUSE,Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Perth, C.H. Pitman:

Seller ID: ID7639


Octavo Size. Very Good/no Dustjacket, Small faint stamp to lower edge. 279pages. A World War 2 story from this prolific Western Australian writer and dramatist. View more info

The Gentle Art of Beachcombing: A Collection of Writings by E.J.Banfield

By: Banfield, E.J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID245448


Octavo Size. Very Good condition.. Pages tanned. xi, 158 pages Collected and edited by Banfield's biographer Michael Noonan. View more info

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Brand of Mirra Peena

By: Barclay, Edwin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID213284


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has some light fading to top edge area & spine. 122 pages A novel that illustrates the drama and excitement that is an integral part of life in the Australian outback by this Adelaide writer. View more info

The Crypt Orchid

By: Barnes, Helen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Bookworld: 1994

Seller ID: ID239323


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. 195 pages View more info

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TALES OF OLD AUSTRALIA

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID245308


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 271 pages View more info

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By Reef And Palm and The Ebbing Of The Tide

By: Becke, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rowville, Vic, The Five Mile Press: 2005

Edition: Australian Classic Edition

Seller ID: ID281403


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Quarter cloth boards with leatherette spine, gilt lettering and decorative Title Label. 255 pages Published in the 1890s, these are short stories set in the Pacific Islands. View more info

Frank Moorhouse: A Celebration. Compiled by Friends of the National Library, Inc., with Essays by Bruce Bennett and Catharine Lumby

By: Bennett, Bruce et al

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canberra, Friends of the National Library: 2004

Seller ID: ID221073


Square Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 50 pages View more info

The Lieutenant. An Epic Tale of Courage and Endurance on the High Seas

By: Bennett, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID272137


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to edges and corners. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 130 pages A novel based on the true story of William Bligh and the aftermath of the mutiny on the Bounty. View more info

Tall Grow the Tallow-Woods

By: Bingham, Geoffrey C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Troubadour Press: 1992

Seller ID: ID222107


Octavo Size. Very Good condition, (Issued without Dustjacket). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 243pages. View more info

Mr. Piffy Comes Home and Other Stories

By: Bingham, Geoffrey C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, Troubadour Press Inc: 1993

Seller ID: ID232025


Octavo Size. Very Good condition - card covers. 296 pages View more info

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The Overlanders. The Book of the Film

By: Birtles, Dora

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, World Film Publications Ltd: 1946

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302372


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 148 pages This book was inspired by the Ealing Studio's film of the same name View more info

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Everbody's Crazy

By: Bleeck, G. C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Currawong Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299481


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Corners a little bumped. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 255 pages A Satire on Sydney by Gordon Clive Bleeck. Bleeck was a full-time railway signalman from Sydney whowrote pulp fiction in his spare time. View more info